Executive Editor: Peter Trafton

Authors: Martin Jaeger, Frankie Leung, Wilson Li

Proximal humerus

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Glossary

Preparation/Positioning

Proper patient positioning is crucial. Correct positioning permits all necessary arm and shoulder motions, and allows necessary imaging in multiple planes. Errors in positioning might keep the surgeon from performing a successful operation.

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